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02-23-20, 07:44 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 5,204
Posted By Theycallmegio

Iím torn - Either San Francisco/Sausalito Ca or...

Iím torn - Either San Francisco/Sausalito Ca or Boulder Co


currently in Chicago -_-
12-29-19, 08:35 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,906
Posted By Theycallmegio

Donít get dead

Donít get dead
12-01-19, 09:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,738
Posted By Theycallmegio

Yeah man the Domane is a little more well...

Yeah man the Domane is a little more well equipped for rough roads vs an Emonda but it is no gravel bike.

the geometry and tire clearance arenít really right to keep you comfortable and rolling...
11-28-19, 06:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,260
Posted By Theycallmegio

yeah same here. ĎCigarettesí

yeah same here. ĎCigarettesí
09-21-19, 10:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,230
Posted By Theycallmegio

I have wave cell helmet. i definitely feel...

I have wave cell helmet.

i definitely feel less ventilation. What irks me more is not being able to scratch my head through the vents when I get an itch.

I also like to dump water on my head...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-19, 07:08 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,568
Posted By Theycallmegio

Concurred

Concurred
07-28-19, 09:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,072
Posted By Theycallmegio

need help activating turn by turn nav on wahoo bolt

I uploaded a couple of GPX files into my bolt via my phone. It seems to have transferred over but when I open the route I don't get any kind of navigation or turn-by-turn. I was hoping for directions...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-31-19, 02:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,327
Posted By Theycallmegio

thanks for sharing, I had no idea. I used to have...

thanks for sharing, I had no idea. I used to have a set of SPDs that I loved BC it was so easy to unclip. I would just 'think' about releasing my cleat and be free lol. I'm assuming they were 56s.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-31-19, 01:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,327
Posted By Theycallmegio

ah, excellent point. I only wear road shoes with...

ah, excellent point. I only wear road shoes with non-recessed cleats. When I went from SPD to SPDL I noticed a similar degree of silly walk associated with SPDL. Neither is comfortable w/ road shoes...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-31-19, 12:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,327
Posted By Theycallmegio

don't count on walking much better with SPDs over...

don't count on walking much better with SPDs over SPD-Ls. You are still walking on the surface of the cleat, it's still a bit goofy.
You can sprint all day on SPDs man.
Forum: Commuting
01-30-19, 11:42 AM
Replies: 1,854
Views: 73,793
Posted By Theycallmegio

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/359x639/339mtq8_c74ddc4d812b5480d33d1467c2494861e5557918.jpg...
01-29-19, 09:54 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,245
Posted By Theycallmegio

I have 3, I think that's ideal for me. 1 is...

I have 3, I think that's ideal for me.

1 is a carbon road bike
1 is a late 80s steel framed bianchi that I use for every day commuting
1 is a trek commuter (26'' bike), I use this as a bike...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-17-19, 11:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 599
Posted By Theycallmegio

I fly down to ft myers once a quarter or so. Last...

I fly down to ft myers once a quarter or so. Last time I got to ride with the folks @ Home - Caloosa Riders Bicycle Club (http://www.caloosariders.org/)

great group of people. Little further...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-11-19, 08:42 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,678
Posted By Theycallmegio

I got those same bars for my madone! Love them,...

I got those same bars for my madone! Love them, the flat tops are really comfortable. Thereís a slight flare in the drops too. I didnít think Iíd like them as much as I do.

I put rapha bar tape...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-24-18, 10:38 AM
Forum: Road Cycling
12-24-18, 10:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,126
Posted By Theycallmegio

still no pics of the bike

still no pics of the bike
Forum: Road Cycling
12-24-18, 08:48 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,822
Posted By Theycallmegio

This is what I do, except I place the handwarmers...

This is what I do, except I place the handwarmers between the outside of my road shoe and shoe covers. Works pretty well.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-18-18, 09:52 PM
Forum: Commuting
12-12-18, 01:29 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,912
Posted By Theycallmegio

I have the traditional schwalbe marathons. put...

I have the traditional schwalbe marathons. put simply they are the ****.

I keep them year round on my commuter, a late 80s bianchi axis. it's a heavier, steel-framed bike so I'm not worried about...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-12-18, 11:29 AM
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-18, 04:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,504
Posted By Theycallmegio

what are you doing with the 800? sell it to a...

what are you doing with the 800? sell it to a brother for cheap :)
11-28-18, 04:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 835
Posted By Theycallmegio

yeah, I've had the bike for a few years and it's...

yeah, I've had the bike for a few years and it's had regular maintenance. I forget the reason it doesn't work, I think the front derailleur isn't correct and won't work for a triple chainring. Labor...
11-28-18, 02:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 835
Posted By Theycallmegio

modernizing late 80s bianchi axis

hi all, I have an 89 bianchi axis that I absolutely love. It's my commuter/get around bike. Steel frame with a triple chain ring, 7 speeds in back.

The bike has bar end (friction) shifters. The...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-21-18, 01:29 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,338
Posted By Theycallmegio

banned.

banned.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-21-18, 01:22 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,338
Posted By Theycallmegio

If this is taken from the OP's strava, Dan you...

If this is taken from the OP's strava, Dan you win the internet today.
Forum: Commuting
11-19-18, 09:50 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 16,394
Posted By Theycallmegio

89 bianchi axis, I believe it to be an old cross...

89 bianchi axis, I believe it to be an old cross bike. it's perfect for commuting in Chicago and a lot of fun to ride

http://i68.tinypic.com/jfem9j.jpg

when it gets real gnarly I throw studded...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-13-18, 01:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 502
Posted By Theycallmegio

ouch. Good luck! Seems like a pricey unit to only...

ouch. Good luck! Seems like a pricey unit to only have a 1 year warranty
Forum: Introductions
11-12-18, 03:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 485
Posted By Theycallmegio

welcome! Chicago is where I fell in love...

welcome!

Chicago is where I fell in love with cycling. Hope you have similar experiences
Forum: Great Lakes
11-07-18, 10:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,238
Posted By Theycallmegio

Visiting St Joseph, MI - any recommended routes, trails, roads?

Hi all. I will be visiting some family in West Michigan and will be bringing the bike, hoping to get a nice ride in. Anyone here familiar with the town? I am hoping to find a decent route or trail...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-02-18, 08:01 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,982
Posted By Theycallmegio

wow, what's the riding like in PR? I am going...

wow, what's the riding like in PR? I am going there for my honeymoon in December.

The bike is a bianchi axis, I believe it's an 89. Did yours have the bar end shifters too? I LOVE the bike, I hope...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-02-18, 07:30 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,982
Posted By Theycallmegio

2nd bike is my main bike, late 80s bianchi steel...

2nd bike is my main bike, late 80s bianchi steel frame that I use to commute/get around town. it's a lot of fun

http://i68.tinypic.com/jfem9j.jpg

my roadie is a trek madone from 2011, I...
11-01-18, 02:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,905
Posted By Theycallmegio

I have a snowboarding helmet and googles for when...

I have a snowboarding helmet and googles for when it gets really gnary in chicago.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-18, 09:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 282
Posted By Theycallmegio

cheapest way to track performance on rollers

I picked up kinetic rollers last spring and wish to work on my fitness/conditioning during the winter with them.

I have a watch garmin (forerunner 235), and the rollers.

My bike is duotrap...
10-10-18, 09:20 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,409
Posted By Theycallmegio

It probably depends largely on the individual....

It probably depends largely on the individual. Standing/grinding a heavy gear at lower cadence works for someone with a strong musculature. If you have the power to push a heavy gear do so. I ride...
10-09-18, 08:38 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,505
Posted By Theycallmegio

you want goggles that are double paned. I bought...

you want goggles that are double paned. I bought a cheap pair of smith snowboarding goggles (and helmet) that I use when it gets stupid cold outside. the smith goggles don't fog up.
10-09-18, 08:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,698
Posted By Theycallmegio

how wide are these? I have a trek commuter that I...

how wide are these? I have a trek commuter that I throw studded tires on for the worst winder weeks but I'd love to throw a set of these on my bianchi frame from the 80s, it's my 'more fun commuter' ...
09-24-18, 12:24 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,728
Posted By Theycallmegio

ive found all my bikes on chicagoís CL. Pretty...

ive found all my bikes on chicagoís CL. Pretty great deals, straight forward.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-18, 03:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,794
Posted By Theycallmegio

Saddles with no cutout or recess?

hello all, I am in the process of putting together a road bike and am looking at saddles. I like the aesthetic of rapha's classic saddle, it looks gorgeous imo.
...
Forum: Commuting
09-19-18, 10:36 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,113
Posted By Theycallmegio

+1 I can't stress enough that riding in...

+1

I can't stress enough that riding in your work clothes (even for a casual Friday or something) will ruin said work clothes in no times.
Forum: Commuting
09-19-18, 07:53 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,129
Posted By Theycallmegio

if you have the right equipment I imagine you'll...

if you have the right equipment I imagine you'll be just fine, especially with a short commute like that.

Personally I hate riding in ANY kind of rain, kudos to you. IDK how you do it. Riding in...
Forum: Commuting
09-26-17, 10:57 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 7,296
Posted By Theycallmegio

You have to get those vented/double paned...

You have to get those vented/double paned goggles. I look like a spaceman when I go out but I can stay relatively comfortable on my bike at anytime through the winter. Iíll keep doing this until my...
Forum: Commuting
09-25-17, 11:38 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 7,296
Posted By Theycallmegio

Ski helmet and ski goggles come out when itís...

Ski helmet and ski goggles come out when itís <10* or below 0. I ride year-round in Chicago and will do so into the negative teens before calling it quits.
Forum: Commuting
09-24-17, 12:09 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 7,296
Posted By Theycallmegio

Studded tires for sure. Last year I picked up a...

Studded tires for sure. Last year I picked up a ski helmet and goggles, that helped make life easier for sure. This year I'll probably try somekind of hiking shoe until the snow gets heavy enough to...
Forum: Commuting
08-12-17, 02:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 513
Posted By Theycallmegio

That's pretty sick. I didn't tinker about it but...

That's pretty sick. I didn't tinker about it but you guys probably have digital text on tablets and stuff too. You'll likely be ok with the mini metro.
Forum: Commuting
08-12-17, 12:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 513
Posted By Theycallmegio

I had a handful of binders and big books in HS...

I had a handful of binders and big books in HS among other stuff in the late 90s/early 00's. I feel like this bag wouldn' be best for that. If you're sure you'll just have notebooks it'll be fine,...
Forum: Commuting
08-12-17, 08:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 513
Posted By Theycallmegio

I'll sell you a mint 'night' one for cheap. ...

I'll sell you a mint 'night' one for cheap.


It's too small for HS if im being honest
01-14-17, 01:09 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,466
Posted By Theycallmegio

I'm car free. I sold my car within 2 months of...

I'm car free. I sold my car within 2 months of moving to Chicago. Between a bike and the train there's no need for a car. It was quite an adjustment at first but I wouldn't care to live any other way.
Forum: Commuting
01-07-17, 12:05 PM
Replies: 15,372
Views: 11,280,641
Posted By Theycallmegio

http://https://s30.postimg.org/ds5rz8fs1/IMG_5762....

http://https://s30.postimg.org/ds5rz8fs1/IMG_5762.jpg

Hybrid with studs on the worst days. If there's no ice/not much snow I ride a steel frame road bike ...
Forum: Commuting
05-14-16, 09:26 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,112
Posted By Theycallmegio

Can anyone recommend a good set of double...

Can anyone recommend a good set of double platform pedals? Id love the option to still take my bike out in street shoes. Full-time spd is not ideal for me. Thanks!
Forum: Commuting
01-19-16, 04:11 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,408
Posted By Theycallmegio

I'm car free and will ride all winter long,...

I'm car free and will ride all winter long, including in snow/sleet. I won't ride in rain heavier than a light mist.
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